While we solve the math, our partner companies can save money, have smoother operations and deliver superior service to their customers.

Data Drive is a mobility intelligence company born as a spin-off company of the Senseable City Lab at MIT, a world-renowned center of expertise and scientific excellence in Mobility, Automation, Urban Studies, and Smart Cities.

Data Drive condensed years of research in smart cities, transportation, mobility & automation, into cloud-based API services that allow our partners to optimally  manage their fleets carrying people, parcels, food, boxes, trash.


Behind Data Drive there is a team of dedicated professionals with great expertise in mobility and automation, a group of Data Scientists, Business Developers and Mobility Engineers with a proven track-record of global collaborations with companies and municipalities of any size.

Paolo Santi

Cofounder & CTO

Principal Research Scientist at MIT and Research Director at IIT-CNR, Pisa, Italy.  Paolo has contributed more than 160 scientific papers, multiple patents, and single-authored two books. The Minimum Fleet technology he designed and developed, part of Data Drive now, has been acknowledged by Fast Company as one of the World Changing Ideas in 2019.

Assaf Biderman


Entrepreneur and technology inventor, founder and CEO of Superpedestrian, a robotics company, and Associate Director of MIT SENSEable City Lab. Assaf holds over 150 patents and publications. His work has been honored with international awards including the Red Dot Luminary, Time Magazine, Thomas Edison, and James Dyson awards.

Carlo Ratti


Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he directs the Senseable City Lab, and a founding partner of the international design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati. Carlo has coauthored over 500 publications and holds several technical patents.

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